Oke USA, an importer of organic Fair Trade bananas, has added avocados to its roster.
West Bridgewater, Mass.- Oke USA, the import arm of Equal Exchange, will bring in organic Fair Trade avocados from Michoacan, Mexico, this season, according to the company’s website.
Oke USA has partnered on the deal with Pragor, a group of 20 small Michoacan growers who joined forces to control the entire process form growing to exporting.
Each Pragor grower has about 10 to 15 acres of avocados, all organic.
Oke USA is known for marketing organic Fair Trade bananas grown by small-scale banana grower cooperatives under the Equal Exchange brand.